Mauritius - General information
Region region
Capital Port Louis
Language French, English
Currency Mauritius Rupee
Population 1,295,789
Phone code +230
Cost of living in Mauritius
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 131 177
Food 139 248
Transportation 33 163
Communications and utilities 59 56
Clothing 21 80
Sports and leisure 21 71
Total 406 796
Accommodation in Mauritius USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 132
Shared room in city centre 179
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 175
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 273
Coordinates of Mauritius
Time Zone Indian/Mauritius
GMT +4
DST +4
Latitude -20.300000000
Longitude 57.583330000
Elevation (STRM3) 432 m.

List of largest cities in Mauritius

 
Port Louis Port Louis
Port Louis Port Louis
155,226
Vacoas Vacoas
Vacoas Plaines Wilhems
110,000
Curepipe Curepipe
Curepipe Plaines Wilhems
84,200
Quatre Bornes Quatre Bornes
Quatre Bornes Plaines Wilhems
80,961
Triolet Triolet
Triolet Pamplemousses
23,269
Goodlands Goodlands
Goodlands Rivière du Rempart
20,910

Cost of living and prices in Mauritius

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 6 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 28 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 6 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 3 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 7 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 5 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 8 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 4 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 42 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 2 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 7 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 36,260 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 40 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 11 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 7 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 64 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 42 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 80 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 78 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 341 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 219 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 671 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 496 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 52 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 38 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 3,235 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,116 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 651 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 8.58%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Mauritius

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 30 31 32 33 35 32 32 32 30 29 29 28 35
Average high °C 23 25 27 27 28 28 28 26 25 23 23 23 25
Average temperature °C 20 21 23 24 25 25 25 23 22 20 19 19 22
Average low °C 17 18 19 21 22 22 22 21 18 17 16 16 19
Record low °C 10 11 14 16 16 17 17 15 11 10 10 9 9
Rain Days 13 14 13 15 12 16 17 17 16 15 15 15 177
Fog Days 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 6
Thunderstorms Days 0 0 0 1 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 9
Average precipitation Mm. 66 69 70 162 226 298 259 191 123 96 91 107 1756
Relative humidity % 78 75 75 78 82 85 85 85 81 80 80 80 80
Relative humidity morning % 89 88 89 90 91 92 92 91 89 88 88 88 90
Relative humidity evening % 71 72 70 73 75 78 76 79 76 74 75 73 74
Wind speed Km/h 14 14 12 14 13 13 14 14 13 14 14 16 14
Day Length Hours 12 13 14 14 14 13 13 12 12 11 11 12 12
Dew point °C 15 16 17 19 21 22 21 20 18 16 15 15 217
Growing degree-day °C 324 377 400 416 469 421 437 384 346 299 302 304 4477
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 22 25 27 26 25 24 22 19 17 15 16 18 21
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